Guest Post: By Kevin Lee: Co-founder of Asianconn International I am going to start this blog like an America TV commercial just to make it more entertaining rather than depressing. Are you tired of getting crappy products from China? Are you tired of dealing with customers who constantly complain about the quality of your product?…

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Import From China Sourcing Agents

Is it legit for the factory to request buyer pays agency fee? Mohamed in Egypt writes: I’m import artificial grass from a China company and they offer me agency for product in Egypt and declare all products will be covered. They ask for 10,000$ for agency insurance/fee. Should I pay it?   I don’t know…

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Scams In China

Is the online supplier being “too friendly”? Importer from Ireland writes: This may seem like a trivial/silly question but I’m trying to source a supplier in China via Alibaba and I’m often surprised by the number of vendors addressing me as ‘friend’. I’m not sure if this is common practice in China and harmless or…

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Supply Chain Mamagement In China

10 Years: The 10 top tips for coordinating a China supply chain China Sourcing Academy (CSA) lecturer Mike Bellamy has been blogging for a decade. CSA selected the best 100+ posts (covering 18 different sub-topics) from his various blogs for their relevance to international buyers doing business with China. Each week we pick a topic…

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